Mary Chapman joined DOAS as the Director of Policy, Training and Outreach on October 1, 2017. Ms. Chapman is an experienced attorney with an extensive background in state government procurement policies and processes, contracting and negotiations, large scale project management and implementation, and state and federal regulatory compliance. Prior to joining DOAS, Ms. Chapman served in various leadership positions with the Department of Community Health, including Director of Business Operations for the Medicaid Division, Division Chief of Healthcare Facility Regulation, and Contracts Attorney. She also served six years as an attorney in the DOAS Office of Legal Services, a freelance legal writer and a law clerk with the Augusta Superior Court. Ms. Chapman has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Georgia State University, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Georgia School of Law.